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Monday March 20, 2017

RAPEX Saw 181 Reports in February

The annual total rose to 332, which is 10% higher than at the same point in 2016. Highlights of February data included:

  • Reporters (22 nations total): France (43 reports), Germany (24), Spain (22) Ireland (14), Cyprus (13) Malta (11).
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  • Origins (21 nations plus unknown): China (86), France (31), unknown (15), Germany (14), Italy/Pakistan (4 each).
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  • Products (20 categories): Motor vehicles (42), toys (32), childcare articles (18), protective equipment (16), jewelry (15), clothing/textiles/fashion and electrical items (8 each).
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  • Risks (13 types): Injuries (66), chemical (45), choking (22), electric shock and strangulation (16 each), fire (9).
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  • Brands/Models: Both known (134), just brand (23), just model (12), neither (12).
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  • Remedies: Voluntary (123), compulsory (55), combo (3).
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  • Risk Levels: Serious (134), other (29), info only (19).

The February report is bit.ly/2n0o4qe.

 

RAPEX Notifications by Month* and Quarter – 2011 TO 2017#

 

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUN

JUL

AUG

SEP

OCT

NOV

DEC

TOT

Q1

Q2

Q3

Q4

2017

151

181

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

332

332

 

 

 

2016

138

164

151

162

167

170

132

159

193

207

193

217

2,053

453

499

484

617

2015

174

174

158

170

130

161

170

142

165

172

223

234

2,073

506

461

477

629

2014

227

211

143

159

162

227

207

166

210

224

162

290

2,388

581

548

583

676

2013

192

148

152

151

144

181

239

221

173

235

261

267

2,364

492

476

633

763

2012

227

243

177

154

152

188

211

234

175

187

186

144

2,278

647

494

620

517

2011

114

126

123

113

135

115

152

177

181

184

161

222

1,803

363

363

510

567

* Numbers for individual months might differ slightly from previous charts because the European Commission occasionally updates its data.

# Earlier tallies: 2010: 2,244 | 2009: 1,993 | 2008: 1,866 | 2007: 1,605 | 2006: 1,051 | 2005: 847 | 2004: 468 | 2003; 139. Excludes professional products and non-health/safety notices.